Essential services


  • Central African Republic: Projects continue despite crisis

    Essential services, but also jobs Just as most local companies are laying off their staff as a result of the consequences of the crisis, this project is also one of the few sources of employment. There are indeed between 250 and 500 people working in the city every day to build these channels
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  • Central African Republic: Projects continue despite crisis

    Essential services, but also jobs Just as most local companies are laying off their staff as a result of the consequences of the crisis, this project is also one of the few sources of employment. There are indeed between 250 and 500 people working in the city every day to build these channels
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  • A commitment to building sustainable cities

    Urbanization can be a development opportunity, as it brings about access to employment and essential services, economic progress, higher standards of living, stronger democracy and women's empowerment... Developing a city that is accessible to all and socially balanced requires an equal distribution of equipment and essential services, housing improvements, the integration of poor neighborhoods, fluid, accessible and safe transport, as well as the development of public spaces which create social ties and a sense of belonging to the city
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  • €70m in funding to the Republic of Kenya (Board of Directors meeting of 26/05/2011)

    The project aims to reinforce land tenure security for slum dwellers, while also developing basic infrastructure (drinking water, electricity, roads, sanitation, drainage) and improving access to essential services. It will also give the different stakeholders the resources they require to sustainably face urban growth
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  • Projects funded by AFD in Cambodia

    In Cambodia, AFD finances many projects to improve access to essential services such as water and electricity, and develop main cities (markets, drainage, public lighting). Niroth Water Treatment Plant © AFD- C Benveniste href=" / webdav / site / afd / shared / PORTAILS / PAYS / CAMBODGE / CKH1121 % 20PPWSA % 20Niroth2 % 20project % 20description.pdf" "href=" / webdav / site / afd / shared / PORTAILS / PAYS / CAMBODGE / CKH1121 % 20PPWSA % 20Niroth2 % 20project % 20description.pdf
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  • Press Releases

    technical cooperation in the sectors of the environment, city planning and access to essential services and public equipment. institutional capacity building actions via skills transfers for local governance and training for local actors
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  • AFD CEO, Jean-Michel Severino, in South Africa

    Giving previously disavantaged people access to essential services (funding to to finance affordable housing) through municipalities (credit line to. Supporting economic growth, via important infrastructure programme within the contra cyclic role of AFD (loan to for the extension of Cape Town port
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  • Press conference on AFD activities in 2014

    The projects supported by AFD provide access to essential services, develop sustainable cities, family farming, preserve natural resources, and build infrastructure and job-creating enterprises. Tanzania and France are strengthening their partnership under which AFD is providing financial assistance to support development projects in Tanzania with an emphasis on the Water and Energy sectors
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  • Improving the lives of the most vulnerable in the State of Minas Gerais

    AFD's financing more specifically aims to implement a program to reduce social and regional inequalities by providing widespread access to essential services: electrification, water, sanitation, solid waste management and housing. For more information on the partnership agreement
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  • Working for sustainable urban development

    Improving living conditions for communities by increasing access to essential services for, all offering opportunities of mobility and housing that promote the density and diversity of the city, and supporting economic dynamics, are all drivers of action that will make cities productive, solidarity- based and also resilient
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